Mauricio Tenorio

Samuel N. Harper Professor of History, Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies
Affiliated Faculty, Katz Center for Mexican Studies
Profesor Asociado, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City
PhD 1993 Stanford University

Social Science Research Building, room 506 – Office
(773) 702-3708 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax

Mailing Address

The University of Chicago
Department of History
1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

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News

Publishes Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea (Chicago, 2017)

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Awarded 2015 Laing Prize by the University of Chicago Press
Considers Recent Chronicles of Mexico City for Public Books
Discusses Friedrich Katz and Jean Meyer in a December 2014 article, "Somos memoria," in Revista NEXOS
Discusses I Speak of the City. Mexico City at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Chicago, 2012) with el Colegio de México [video, 10 minutes]

Publications

Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Maldita lengua. Madrid: La Huerta Grande, 2016.

"I Speak of the City": Mexico City, 1880–1930Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

  • Gordon J. Laing Award, The University of Chicago Press
  • Spiro Kostof Book Award, Society of Architectural Historians

Culturas y memoria: manual para ser historiador. Barcelona and Mexico City: Tusquets Editores, 2012.

Historia y Celebración. América y sus centenarios. Barcelona and Mexico City: Tusquets Editores, 2010. New edition of the 2009 version, published in Spain.

Historia y Celebración, México y sus centenarios. Barcelona and Mexico City: Tusquets Editores, 2009.

Written in collaboration with Aurora Gómez. El Porfiriato: Una propuesta y un balance. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2006.

El urbanista. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2004.

De cómo ignorar. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2000.

Argucias de la historia: Del Siglo XIX, América Latina y Cultura. Buenos Aires, Barcelona, and Mexico City: Ediciones Paidós, 1999.

Atilugio de la nación moderna. México en las exposiciones universales, 1880–1930. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1998.

Mexico at the World's Fairs: Crafting a Modern Nation. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.